My Axoloti synth block for the ROLI BLOCKS

Ever since I got the Seaboard Block a while back I wanted a companion "synth block" for it. Since one didn't exist, I decided to make my own with an Axoloti board. I wanted it to serve both as a host for the Roli blocks and as an MPE synth. The video below should give... Continue Reading →


Croix-Rousse – A song made entirely on the Monologue and the Octatrack

I finally decided which new synth I wanted to include in the family. I was looking for a small analogue with great bass sounds, a keyboard, and that was lightweight. The choice fell on the Korg Monologue. I'm so impressed with what this small synth can do! Limitations sparks new ideas This time we had... Continue Reading →

Seaboard Block in a hardware setup

I've been interested in the Roli Blocks for a while. I liked the concept of a small, portable MPE controller, but was sceptical of their apparent dependence on a computer or iOS device. When I tried finding info on whether they would make sense in a more hardware oriented setup my searches only revealed other... Continue Reading →

About the song “Where do we go?”

These lazy summer days I'm reading Naomi Klein's "No is not enough - Defeating the New Shock Politics". Klein's book opens with a description of where and how she got the news that Donald Trump had won the election. She was in a meeting on the other side of the globe, in Australia. And she... Continue Reading →

Making music as a couple

The first thing anyone comments after I tell them I make music with my husband is: "Oh, that sounds so nice to do together as a couple". Yes, it is really nice. We're often wondering why not more spouses form bands? As a husband and wife, living together for many years, you are already a... Continue Reading →

Playing the Eigenharp outdoors

I recently bought a battery pack to be able to use some of my music gear outside or when travelling. A couple of days ago we had a lovely autumn day here in Lyon, and as we didn’t have anything important planned we decided to spend it in a nearby park. A perfect opportunity for... Continue Reading →

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